BREAKING: Massive Boost for Brooklyn Nets as Kyrie Irving Return Date Confirmed

Published 01/03/2022, 10:37 AM EST
Jun 5, 2021; Brooklyn, New York, USA; Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving (11) reacts after a three point shot against the Milwaukee Bucks during the first quarter of game one in the Eastern Conference semifinals of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports


Although the Brooklyn Nets ended their previous campaign on a low, they have been in supreme touch this season. Led by Kevin Durant, the side has forged a comeback, currently sitting in 2nd in the Eastern Conference. However, with a tough set of fixtures coming up, they will need their strongest possible lineup. In a huge piece of news, the franchise will receive a massive boost very soon. This comes in the form of a much-awaited return, with league legend Kyrie Irving set to make a comeback.

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Nets star Kyrie Irving hasn’t featured for the franchise since the beginning of the season. After a string of injuries last year which cut the team’s season short, Kyrie was longing for a return. After a long time, the trio of Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving were set to reunite. However, it wasn’t meant to be, due to Kyrie making a personal decision that didn’t bode well with Brooklyn’s management. Over the past few months, there were reports that the 29-year-old may not ever return for Brooklyn, and may not ever return at all. On the contrary, a huge report has emerged.

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REPORTS: Kyrie Irving to return against the Indiana Pacers

A Celtics legend, Kyrie has rocked the NBA for many years now. However, his injuries made him pay the price during his stint with the Nets thus far. In addition, his personal choice forced him to the bench this year. But now, there is seemingly a last straw, as the #0 is set to make a return. After numerous months and missing the franchise’s first 35 games, Kyrie will be back soon, as per latest reports.

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According to the trustworthy Shams Charania of the Athletic, there is a fresh update regarding the return of Irving. Following numerous months of absence, the valuable guard changed his mind, opening the door to his return. If the latest emergence is to be believed, Kyrie Irving will rejoin Steve Nash and co. , on Wednesday, against the Indiana Pacers. This means that there could be a big-3 reunion soon, provided they all are fit in healthy.

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After months of nervous silence, Kyrie Irving is finally set to blow the NBA wide open again. Can he script a historic return, and guide the Nets to success? Rest assured, he has always had the belief of his teammates. But the big question is, does he still believe in is own abilities? Only time will tell.

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Sankalp Harikrishnan

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Sankalp Harikrishnan is an NBA and Tennis writer at EssentiallySports. He aspires to pursue Sports Journalism and has represented his institution in cricket, badminton, soccer and table tennis. Sankalp idolises Roger Federer and Stephen Curry, and has an inherent love for statistics.

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